Arsenal navigates contract extensions for the defensive duo in the long-term vision

Arsenal is in discussions with defenders Ben White and Takehiro Tomiyasu for contract extensions, aiming to secure key players' futures and maintain the team's core until 2027 and beyond. This aligns with Arsenal's trend of securing long-term agreements with key personnel. Recent successes, such as a 6-0 victory over Lens, solidify the club's belief in its current roster.

Arsenal Navigates Contract Extensions For The Defensive Duo In The Long Term Vision

In a strategic move towards squad stability, Arsenal is reportedly in advanced discussions with defenders Ben White and Takehiro Tomiyasu for contract extensions. Manager Mikel Arteta, along with sporting director Edu, is aiming to secure key players’ futures and maintain the team’s core until 2027 and beyond.

While White, 26, has 2½ years left on his current deal, Tomiyasu, 25, is contracted until 2025. This initiative aligns with Arsenal’s recent trend of securing long-term agreements with key personnel, including Martin Odegaard, William Saliba, Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli, Gabriel Magalhaes, and Aaron Ramsdale. The Gunners’ commitment to tying down crucial assets underscores their shift towards a stable and formidable squad.

Recent successes on the pitch, exemplified by a convincing 6-0 victory over Lens, further solidify the club’s belief in its current roster. Arteta expressed satisfaction with the team’s performance, emphasizing the importance of maintaining a winning mentality, especially against formidable opponents. As Arsenal leads the table and progresses to the Champions League knockout stages, the focus on securing player contracts signals a forward-looking approach under Arteta’s leadership.

Takehiro Tomiyasu

Takehiro Tomiyasu

Defender, Midfielder

JapanJapan

Age: 26

188 cm

kg

Season 2023/2024
Played 13 13 Missed
Minutes 628 48.3 Avg
Goals 1 0.1 Avg
Assist 1 0.1 Avg
Attempt 7 0.5 Avg
Passes 401 30.887.0% AvgSucc
Yellow 1 0.1 Avg
Red 0 0.0 Avg

This season he played in total 11 times for 505 minutes for Premier League.

Takehiro Tomiyasu scored 1 goal for Arsenal. He procured no assists. He received 1 yellow card and no red cards.

His team is currently 1st in Premier League. In the last match Arsenal won 6-0 against Lens. The next match in Premier League will be against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Arsenal performance and stats

Arsenal

Manager: Mikel Arteta
Rank 3rd
Win 18
Draw 4
Loss 4
Goals 62-23
Diff 39

Arsenal is currently 1st in the Premier League with 30 points.

In the last 13 games, it has won 9 times, drawn 3 times, and lost once. In its last match, Arsenal won 0-1 against Brentford.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 27 goals and conceding 10.​

Arsenal will play the next match in Premier League against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday 2nd of December in London. The prediction is Arsenal winning the match.​

Ben White

Ben White

Defender, Midfielder

EnglandEngland

Age: 27

186 cm

78 kg

Season 2023/2024
Played 25 1 Missed
Minutes 1984 79.4 Avg
Goals 1 0.0 Avg
Assist 2 0.1 Avg
Attempt 13 0.5 Avg
Passes 1309 52.482.4% AvgSucc
Yellow 4 0.2 Avg
Red 0 0.0 Avg

This season he played in total 12 times for 950 minutes for Premier League.

Ben White scored 1 goal for Arsenal. He procured no assists. He received 1 yellow card and no red cards.

His team is currently 1st in Premier League. In the last match Arsenal won 6-0 against Lens. The next match in Premier League will be against Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Arsenal performance and stats

Arsenal

Manager: Mikel Arteta
Rank 3rd
Win 18
Draw 4
Loss 4
Goals 62-23
Diff 39

Arsenal is currently 1st in the Premier League with 30 points.

In the last 13 games, it has won 9 times, drawn 3 times, and lost once. In its last match, Arsenal won 0-1 against Brentford.​​

It has a positive goal difference after scoring 27 goals and conceding 10.​

Arsenal will play the next match in Premier League against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday 2nd of December in London. The prediction is Arsenal winning the match.​

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